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Oct 14 2016

War Crimes Accusations In Syria 'Political Rhetoric — Putin

Kerry was expected in Lausanne after traveling to Rwanda, and would later travel to London . He said: "It is doing many, many terrible things but I don't think Russia...

Oct 14 2016

London zoo 'managing incident' amid escaped gorilla reports

Visitors to the zoo at Regent's Park in central London say they were told to get indoors quickly. But Malcolm Fitzpatrick, curator of mammals at the zoo, described th...

Oct 11 2016

South African Students, Cops Clash Again in Dispute over Fees

Any person intimidating students to leave a classroom or building, or disrupting any university activity, may be suspended. "The police came under constant attacks by g...

Oct 10 2016

Obama compares Peres to Mandela and Queen

Mr Peres began his career on the hawkish side of Israel's Labour Party and helped build up the country's nuclear programme and defence industry, before later becoming Isr...

Oct 09 2016

Kerry says Syria Peace Efforts must Continue Despite Break with Russian Federation

The S-300 is a surface-to-air missile system that could potentially pose a threat to USA air forces flying over Syria in their mission to destroy the Islamic State in Ira...

Oct 09 2016

Family of black man shot 14 times by police wants charges

As the vehicle approaches, Mann can be seen standing in the road, when one of the officers shouts "F*** this guy". In the video , the patrol vehicle is seen driving to...

Oct 07 2016

EU puts development fund earmarked for Colombia on hold after shock vote

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos leaves the podium after speaking to journalists on his meeting with opposition Senator and former President Alvaro Uribe at the ...

Oct 07 2016

Pakistani army chief lashes out at India as tensions spike

The reporter impersonated himself as Inspector General of Police, Punjab. Many in the Indian-controlled portion favor independence or a merger with Pakistan. Pakistan str...

Oct 07 2016

Blast near police station in Istanbul injures 5 people

Governor Şahin's office later said the number of injured was 10, and all the wounded were in stable condition. Earlier, the governor tweeted that one of the injured w...

Oct 06 2016

Charlotte Police Release Additional Video of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

Scott's death set off a round of protests and riots in the city of Charlotte , during which a civilian was shot by a protester and police cars were torched. "At the end ...

Oct 06 2016

Obama hails climate change deal as potential turning point

However, on Wednesday, President Obama cautioned that more work remains. "Now we must move from words to deeds and put Paris into action". Coequyt noted that Trump wo...

Oct 05 2016

The real scandal of Trump paying no taxes

More than half of Democrats (51 percent) polled said they view Trump that way, compared to just 9 percent of Republicans - indicating that many in Trump's own party belie...

Oct 05 2016

SCOTUS declines to reconsider case that squelched Obama's executive order on immigration

But the case is still pending, and with a fifth Democratic appointee, the court would probably clear the way for the administration to put its policy into effect. The two...

Oct 05 2016

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to quake-hit Amatrice

The people are sovereign, and I would say only: "Study the proposals well, pray and choose with your conscience", Francis said when asked about U.S. Catholics finding it ...

Oct 05 2016

More than 6000 rescued from sea trying to reach Europe

The coastguard said nine refugees, including a pregnant woman, had died before the rescue mission had commenced. Smugglers carried migrants on 40 rubber dinghies and at...

Oct 04 2016

Britain Will Launch Brexit by End of March, Prime Minister Says

And she pledged that the government would fiercely resist any attempt to overturn the result in the courts. May also announced what she called a "great repeal bill" tha...

Oct 04 2016

"Harry Potter" Films Returning to Imax Theaters for One Week in October

For one week beginning on October 13, Warner Bros . will be bringing back all eight of the "Harry Potter" movies for a special IMAX run. Harry Potter and the Sorce...

Oct 04 2016

US suspends talks with Russia on Syria ceasefire

Russian Federation and the United States have traded blame for the collapse last month of a short-lived ceasefire deal that would have marked the first step in a new effo...

Oct 03 2016

Funeral, wake scheduled for 'hero' firefighter killed in Bronx explosion

Jennifer Mullane lives a few blocks away from the site of the explosion , which she said shook her building. Neighbor George Haramis recalled of the Tuesday morning ...

Oct 03 2016

Hurricane Matthew headed toward Haiti, Jamaica

Matthew, which strengthened to a rare Category 5 late Friday evening before being downgraded to Category 4, was located around 345 miles south-southwest of Port-au-Princ...